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Programming

When I first stumbled upon the JSR-275 standard units RI at JScience.org last autumn, I was very impressed with its careful design and eager to use it in my projects. That was before I began working on JPA persistence annotations for my data model. Now I regret using this otherwise wonderful package, for I've become entrenched in an ugly decision between shedding JScience.org dependencies...
on Feb 10, 2008
My friend David Blevins showed me a great trick the other day. I was writing some in-container tests for an EJB/JPA application I'm working on, and needed some power tools to better control the scope of my transactions. After no small amount of pain, I became comfortable with the idea of increasing the similarity of the tests. That is to say, the tests needed to more carefully reflect the...
on Feb 9, 2008